1996 Colorado Rockies

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Record: 83-79, Finished 3rd in NL Western Division (1996 NL)

Managed by Don Baylor

Coaches: Frank Funk, Gene Glynn, Ken Griffey, Jackie Moore and Paul Zuvella

Ballpark: Coors Field

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Opening Day Lineup[edit]

Player Position
Walt Weiss SS
Ellis Burks LF
Dante Bichette RF
Larry Walker CF
Andres Galarraga 1B
Vinny Castilla 3B
Jason Bates 2B
Jorge Brito C
Kevin Ritz P

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Fredrick C. Bush: "Expos Hit Two Grand Slams, Score Team-Record 21 Runs in Rout of Rockies; April 28, 1996: Montreal Expos 21, Colorado Rockies 9 At Coors Field", in Norm King, ed.: Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016, pp. 109-111. ISBN 978-1-943816-15-6
  • Mike Petriello: "This was the wildest game in MLB history: 7 lead changes, 38 hits and 10 homers? That wasn't all", mlb.com, February 5, 2023. [1]